Top fintech stories this week – 13 October 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

Circle centres itself for digitally connected wallets


Payments services provider has introduced Centre, an open source project built on blockchain and designed to connect multiple digital wallets to process money transactions.

Has the face of payments changed forever?

Marieke Flament, Circle

Marieke Flament, European MD at Circle, discusses how technology is transforming the global payments landscape.

Circle rounds on rivals with free cross-border payments

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Payments services provider Circle is offering its customers in the US, UK and Europe the ability to send and receive money across borders with no fees and no mark-up on foreign exchange (FX) rates. The firm says it is “just like sending email or sharing photos” – meaning it’s “free and instant”. There will be […]

Payments app Circle launches in Europe

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Payments services provider Circle has commenced its operations in Europe, starting with euro availability in Ireland and Spain. The expansion will enable people in the EU/EEA region to send and receive person-to-person (P2P) payments with native Euro support to friends and family within their countries and across borders instantly – with zero fees.